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Trade Supplier /Sales Apprentice (Stoke on Trent ST4 6JQ) EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

A Trade Supplier Apprentice is required for a leading electrical wholesaler. The candidate will start in the warehouse and learn all the products and the warehouse management and then move onto sales counter and sales office. Fantastic career progression opportunity for the right candidate. Some occasional driving may be necessary.

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,544.00

    11,544.00 - £22,776.00 per year

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm, (with 1hrs lunch).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000121082

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Harding Electrical (part of Edmundson)

  • Edmundson Electrical Ltd is a privately held electrical distribution company headquartered in Knutsford, Cheshire, incorporated in 1991. It is the largest electrical distributor in the United Kingdom and serves both to the trade and to the public from over 300 locations

What is an Electrical Wholesaler?

Electrical wholesalers sell the products we all use in our homes, businesses, entertainment venues, cafes that give us access to electricity – from lighting our homes through to floodlighting a football match, from recharging a mobile phone to recharging an electric vehicle. The products you will be working with are used in domestic, industrial, and commercial settings, and are installed by contractors and electricians.

After full training responsibilities will include:

  • Some occasional delivery driving maybe needed                   
  • Managing stock in and out (to external clients)
  • Picking and packing
  • Store transfers & stock control
  • Completing the paperwork within the office
  • Raising quotations
  • Trade counter
  • Sales calls
  • Processing orders
  • Administration
  • Answering the telephone

Some heavy lifting will be involved with loading and unloading the vans.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Completing a Trade Supply Apprenticeship Level 2, consisting of:

  • Knowledge and Competence qualification in Trade Supplier at Level 2
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • End point assessment - Final test and observation

The vocational and academic training aspects are separated and delivered by separate teams. The vocational training and assessment is conducted, more often than not, on-site according to the employers wishes.

Notice of dates is agreed well in advance of a site visit. Training and assessment is conducted both on and off the job, according to the needs of the course and the learner. Every effort is made to ensure the best result is achieved by the learner.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Fantastic prospects for the candidates with lots of development potential

Opportunities that could arise after the apprenticeship are:

  • Sales Team Member
  • Counter Sales
  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Sales Rep

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Timekeeping, Enthusiasm, Keen to work and study, Driving licence

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Please ensure you have looked at the travel time to the location and worked out the form of transport you will be taking. Please be aware that there is studying involved but in work time only.

About the employer

City Electrical Factors Ltd is a private limited company established in 1951. We are the United Kingdom’s leading Electrical Wholesale Network with almost twice as many distribution outlets as our nearest competitor. EDA learning and development will employ you on behalf of this employer.

Employer

EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Address

Unit 15

Etruria Trading Estate, Etruria Way

Stoke-On-Trent

ST4 6JQ

Contact

Louise Sugars

louise@edaapprenticeshipsplus.co.uk

07721239906

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Training

Training provider

ASTON RECRUITMENT & TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)


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